Start your future in healthcare. Become a Sterile Processing Technician

Help keep patients safe by ensuring a clean, well-prepared medical environment! Do you want a career keeping medical environments safe for patients and medical staff? Are you excited about the idea of working in a variety of medical settings, including general hospitals, public health clinics, private doctors’ offices, and specialized surgical centers?

The Job

As a sterile processing technician, you will:

  • Stock, sterilize, package, and prepare tools and equipment used in surgery
  • Take inventory of surgical tools and instruments
  • Ensure the cleanliness and safety of operating rooms, tables, and equipment

With the baby boomer population aging, the job market for Sterile Processing Technicians is expected to grow by 20% from 2012-2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Services.

Begin a rewarding career assuring pristine medical environments by enrolling in our Sterile Processing Technician program.

What to Expect

You will learn the basics of sterile processing, including:

  • Infection control and prevention
  • Decontamination, cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization
  • Surgical instruments and storage
  • Distribution and inventory control
  • Microbiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Bonus Features

Who should enroll in the Sterile Processing Technician Program?

A career as a Sterile Processing Technician may be right if you are the type of person who:

  • Isn’t bothered by blood or bodily fluids
  • Recognizes the chain of command and follows company policies
  • Demonstrates the ability to work under direction, yet independently as needed
  • Has strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Can build relationships in customer service with operating room staff and vendors
  • Wants to gain mastery of best practices in all areas of sterilization
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